Ocean or a Teardrop - David Jacobs-Strain
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  1. Kokomo Blues
  2. Ocean or a Teardrop
  3. Girl I Love
  4. Sleepless Dream
  5. Take My Chances
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  1. Kokomo Blues
  2. Ocean or a Teardrop
  3. Girl I Love
  4. Sleepless Dream
  5. Take My Chances
  6. Soul of a Man
  7. Yelapa Breakdown
  8. Shoot the Devil
  9. Earthquake
  10. Illinois #
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Already established as a major young figure in the blues, David Jacobs-Strain widens his horizons a bit with this album. Blues remains at the roots, but in some cases, such as the adventurous "Earthquake" or the lyrical "Illinois," it's a little obscured by the branches overhead. That's not to say he's entirely turning his back on what begat him: there are splendid versions of songs by Blind Willie Johnson and Mississippi Fred McDowell here, while his version of Sleepy John Estes' "Girl I Love" is a delight of slide guitar ...

Ocean or a Teardrop 2004,

UPC: 809509002429

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